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Studies

Farhat et al. (2011): study US 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Farhat, T.; Luk, J.W.; Simons-Morton, B.
Title:
Psychosocial Correlates of Adolescent Marijuana Use: Variations by Status of Marijuana Use.
Source:
Addictive Behavior, 2011, Vol. 36, 404 - 407.

Investigation

Public
Tenth-graders, USA, 2006
Survey name
INT-HBSC 2005/2006
Sample
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents
N = 1465
Non Response
15%
Assessment
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Administered in classroom

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life

This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
Table 1
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.32 -
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Marijuana Use Use of marihuana, hash
Earlier use of marihuana
Gender Sexe: male (vs female)